Amazing With Your Eyes
Shopping in Bangkok is easy if you know what you want and where to buy it. The city is
bursting with shopping centers and individual stores offering products of all descriptions. Save your
time and money by going straight to the store or market that caters to your specific needs.
Silom Road - Surawongse Road - Patpong
By day the Silom Road area functions as Bangkok's central business district. By night
it comes alive with people enjoying its many bars and nightclub entertainment.
The area offers shoppers a wide selection of shopping complexes to choos from and a string of side-street
markets to wander through at leisure. Stretching between Silom and Surawongse Roads are the Patpong
night markets. Don't miss the chance to see the plethora of handicrafts, clothes and other
goods on sale at this popular market.
Ploenchit Road - Rajdamri Road
Throughout the Ploenchit and Rajdamri areas you will find some of Bangkok's most
eminent shopping centers and stores. See the latest in international clothing ranges such as Versace's
newest winter collection and a wide variety of other world-ronowned designer labels.
The Sukhumvit area has an abundance of individual shops and a number of state-of-the-art
complexes, such as the newly opened Emporium Shopping Center. A wide variety of clothing
and other products can be found throughout this region.
Pratunam - Petchaburi Road - Baiyoke Tower
Bangkok's largest clothing markets, the Pratunam market and Baiyoke Tower offer a mulitude
of manufactured labels including handicrafts, fabrics, home decorations and many other goods.
Banglampoo Road - Kao San Road
Located near the Grand Palace. Kao San Road offers some of Thailand's best bargain
shopping. The area is one of Bangkok's main tourist areas and is well known for its low
cost guest houses.
Yaowarat Road - China Town
The Pahurat market is located in the center of China Town. Here you will find one of Bangkok's
biggest fabrics and cloths markets.
Yaowarat Road is also noted for the wide variety of gold ornaments sold there.
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